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S&S 27 Ratster

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 16, 2010 at 01:12 AM
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just finished building header on one side.

new tires

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 14, 2010 at 09:40 PM
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just got tires for the rat BFG Silvertons 285/70-15 on the rear 165R-15

Been along time

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 06, 2010 at 10:58 PM
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well been working on the Rat for several months now making great progress. more to come soon

27 "T" Project

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 30, 2009 at 06:15 PM
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tags: ratrod, hotrod, roadster
This the starting point for my project model T build. i designed this car and am building it from scratch from the ground up been working on it for a…

Best of show Big-0-tires/Boyd Coddington Show

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 08, 2009 at 12:10 AM
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Was in a great show today put on by the Coddingtons and bigOtires at the grand sierra Reno NV. there was three classes and best of show. we were entered…

27 T Custom

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 28, 2009 at 09:35 PM
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this is a sketch i drew last night going to be my next project

Countdown is on for HAN

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 27, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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Counting the days. i am finally getting to go to Hot august nights with my best friend. we have been friends for over a decade and have been trying to…

Getting ready for Hot Agust Nights

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 26, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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Just spent the whole weekend detailing,tweeking,adjusting and making the last few details then covered up. see ya there

Hot August Nights 2009

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 25, 2009 at 09:05 PM
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Is anyone going to HAN Reno. Im going to be there from the 6th-9th. would love to connect with some hub folks

27 JMS-RatRod

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on June 15, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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tags: ratrod
Just getting started on this project. just cut down a 27 model T tourning body. i cut it down 20” i plan to fab own doors and channel body over…

Boydcoddington Website

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on June 10, 2009 at 04:05 PM
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After a few conversations with Boyd Coddington Jr. he put up a pic of my recently completed speedstar with there Hotrod Series wheels. 18×7 front 22×10 back

1st. at local car show

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on May 11, 2009 at 04:22 PM
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well saturday took 1st. place at local car show was about 150 cars there. it was a great show the nicest people live there.

Hot-0-Rama 2009 Anderson ,CA.

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on April 24, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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well if your near redding ca. there is a great show this weekend at the anderson fair grounds. i invited chris jacobs from the hub but never herd back from…

Blackies 2010?

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on April 21, 2009 at 09:48 PM
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so anyone know the best way to get invited to blackies show in fresno? is there some were to send pictures? what shows does he attend? any help would be…

here is the car setup on display

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on April 16, 2009 at 07:13 PM
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well got car setup. and ready for the show.

Show Day!!!!

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on April 15, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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tags: car show,
Well its finally here. Thursday at noon i start the setup for the 3 day show i will be indoors with display that is lighted and has mirrors to show…

Finishing display

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on April 05, 2009 at 11:06 PM
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well just finishing the lighting on the display . got sign board finished just need to get it all together. first indoor show is on sat 18th of april. we…

1st. Car Show big win

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 21, 2009 at 05:46 PM
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Well first car show today. took home a first place very excited.here is a link to show pics http://picasaweb.google.com/33laughlinspeedstar/2009ShowPics#

DONE!

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 17, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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hood on ready to go. Man Feels great

Its Done!!!!!!

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 12, 2009 at 10:54 PM
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WOW its Finally done well for the most part just a few details to complete and get the transmission dialed in. will post full pics in my garage.

cool Photo

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 08, 2009 at 09:58 PM
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well i was talking to my good friend Mitch Lanzini from overhaulin show. and asked him if you get a chance can you send me a pic of foose. He…

Lanzini's Car at detroit

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 08, 2009 at 12:31 PM
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here is a picture of Mitch Lanzini’s speedstar coupe at detroit autorama.

car show display

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 07, 2009 at 07:49 PM
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well here is the painted display. going to order carpet monday. spent a whole 100 bucks so far

can see the light

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 06, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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well i can see the light at the end of the tunnel. finishing up display for and and final touch ups and alot of cleaning

DMV update

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 04, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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WOW what an easy process. got vin number smog exemption and brake and light. just need to have the smog referee sign off and we are done.

DMV D-day

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on March 03, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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Off to the Highway patrol for the vin creation. all paper work is in and fee’s paid brake and light done. so if all goes well we will be licensed…

still going

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 24, 2009 at 07:02 PM
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well the inside of the car should be finished tomorrow. the console is mocked up and now he can put all the inside together and then cover console and install.…

Uholstery update

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 18, 2009 at 01:27 PM
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All is going well should have inside of car done by Friday Monday at the latest. seats are done look great . going to take some pics just need to…

A new Day

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 13, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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Well we are at the new Upholstery shop. its a small shop in my town two man team . they are going to clean up what the other guy screwed…

registration

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 06, 2009 at 12:46 PM
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What is best way to get started. would like to reg this in ca. any info would be nice

weather stripping

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 04, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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well one of the last few things i have to do is seal up trunk. anyone know what shape weather stripping i need for rats glass fiberglass body. also want…

I can See the Light!!!

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 04, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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Well is Mid week and so close to being out of the upholstery shop i can taste it. Monday deadline came and went. he made a great effort so my…

Final Days

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on February 01, 2009 at 08:21 PM
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Well tomorrow at 5 Is d-day on the upholstery. he is coming along nicely but not sure he is going to get it done. but there is always hope. ill…

Help with Detailing Supplies

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 30, 2009 at 10:37 PM
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Need some help on what to buy to detail car for indoor shows. any help welcome thx

actual finished piece of upholstery

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 30, 2009 at 07:46 PM
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well here is a pic of the trunk lid. ill post some more pics in my garage

2 days to D-Day

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 30, 2009 at 12:02 PM
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Well its friday and upholstery is coming along nicely. he is really going to have to kick it in to be finished monday at five. i wish him the best.…

Upholstery Shop Once Again

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 27, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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The Upholstery is going again . he has a week to finish the car or we pick it up and its free . we have signed contract that he agreed…

Pin striping done

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 21, 2009 at 11:41 PM
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well back from pin striper and he did great job. getting closer every day

IT LIVES!

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 21, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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Well after a much awaited time of 1 year and 5 months we started the car took a few times and alittle adjustments but sounds ausome . Feels so good…

Wasted Time

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 15, 2009 at 09:39 AM
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well after car sitting for another week with no forward progress and near law suit with original upholstery guy we have worked out a deal with him to finish the…

In a world of hurt

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 08, 2009 at 09:38 PM
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Need Upholsterer ASAP i live in NOR california . just fired the current one for being a lier and a loser and mostly not finishing our car. please either call…

Getting down to final things to do

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 04, 2009 at 11:24 PM
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Well every day is a day closer to the completion of this project. got radiator back from polisher and last few pieces from chrome shop. as soon as i get…

Back to Upholstery for Last time

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on January 01, 2009 at 04:41 PM
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Well Monday it went back for the final two weeks of upholstery. we will be picking it up on jan 12 . cant wait to finish this project.

need help with a/c fittings

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on December 26, 2008 at 09:20 PM
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is there anyone who can give me a quick tutorial on how to put the aeroquip ends on my braided line so i can finish that part of my project.…

Finally Upholstery underway

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on December 17, 2008 at 09:28 PM
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Wow the dash is almost done. needs a bit of tweeking but close here is a pic . ill post more as things come

fuel injection install

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on December 13, 2008 at 08:41 PM
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installing ramjet 350 into my speedstar. using push button start. the ramjet harness has an ignition wire does anyone know what that wire requires? power when the ignition is on?…

Starting Stereo Install

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on December 06, 2008 at 10:12 PM
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Started mocking up trunk today for stereo system . not much room but i think i got something that will work . here are some pics of the starting. ill…

Ordering last few items

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on December 04, 2008 at 10:40 AM
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Well got most of wiring in car finished. need to rap up fuel injection harness. was short a map sensor. bought painless wire sleeve for whole car. hope to start…

wiring pictures

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 30, 2008 at 09:37 PM
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well got most of the system wired today. need to get some tech support on how to integrate the remote keyless system to open doors and trunk and roll up…

Wire Mainia

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 29, 2008 at 11:24 PM
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Well started wiring the car yesterday wow thats alot of work. ill post some pics in the morning. man my brain is tired from reading those how to instructions for…

latest upholstery pics

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 27, 2008 at 08:34 PM
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here is one pic of the upholstery ill upload pics to my garage section

Car Coming Home Today

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 26, 2008 at 04:57 PM
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The Car comes home today. some progress is being made so ill post some pics when i get home. My father in law is having a heart to heart with…

Upholstery Blues

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 22, 2008 at 10:21 PM
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Can any of you upholstery guys chime in. car has been in shop now for 8 weeks. moderate progress. no leather is laid yet head liner started console started dash…

Upholstery and Beyond

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on November 11, 2008 at 08:59 PM
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Well we are at 5 weeks and coming along and a good pace. the car is coming home for thx giving for two weeks. going to get the car running…

still in upholstery

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on October 29, 2008 at 09:23 PM
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well still in the upholstery shop. getting closer to done. hope to have back next friday and most of the inside will be done so im told.

were it all started

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on October 18, 2008 at 11:17 AM
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This is days before we picked up this project. here is some background. My self my father in law and nephew (Scott, max, jase) designed, fabricated and assembled this car…

Upholstery continues

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on October 17, 2008 at 08:44 PM
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Well car is still at Upholstery Shop im told the Head liner will be wrapped up by monday. the waiting just absolutely kills me.

On to upholstery SHop

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on October 13, 2008 at 10:16 PM
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Well dropped it off at Upholstery shop. getting close to final phases of build can see light at the end of tunnel.

Dyamat Overkill

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on October 07, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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well started the under layment using dynamat extreme. used 200+ square feet of it. putting very high end audio system and want the inside to be quiet. keep watching more…

Car Display

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on September 21, 2008 at 04:43 PM
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Need some ideas for display for upcoming show events? all ideas welcom

last Day in Body SHop

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on September 17, 2008 at 07:59 PM
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tags: roadster, 33, speedstar
Picking up car tonight . finally finished with the body shop been 6 month ordeal that took 5 years off my life. LOL

tail lights

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on September 11, 2008 at 10:41 PM
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Tail lights are in.

Parts For Sale

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on September 10, 2008 at 06:30 PM
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Have a billet specialties serpentine set for small block chevy. with a/c no power sterring complete with alt and ac pump. mocked up with it but wouldnt fit. asking 1300.00…

Body On for Test fit

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 30, 2008 at 10:46 PM
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All i can say is WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Updated Photo's

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 29, 2008 at 09:42 PM
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got body home and dash finished pulleys and exhaust

Car Finally home

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 29, 2008 at 12:10 AM
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Brought the car home from the body shop finally . will post pictures tomrrow.

Todays breakdown

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 17, 2008 at 11:16 PM
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well build is coming along nicely. need to figure out a low mount brackets for alt and ac pump. and get radiator too. more to come keep tuned

More Painted Items

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on August 07, 2008 at 09:24 PM
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This is some of the first pictures of the car as i get them uploaded. waiting on a few more pieces from the chrome shop and Paint shop

First Painted Item

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 31, 2008 at 10:40 PM
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This is the first piece of the car with paint on it. hope to have frame tomorrow

Update

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 16, 2008 at 11:17 PM
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just a few days away from paint . sending pieces out to chrome shop friday

Paint

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 10, 2008 at 09:23 PM
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Car is going for Paint 1st of august. Looking sunburst Orange

33 Garage build

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on July 06, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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1933 speedstar coupe This is being built by myself and father and nephew in our garge. we are using roadster shop chassis, ramjet 350 with custom direct port injected intake…

Project update

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posted in: scotty's rods garage, news on June 13, 2008 at 12:10 PM
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This car was started last august we purchased rolller chassis and fiberglass body from roadster shop in chicago. currently it is in the body shop getting all the fit and…